World Rugby has announced the schedule for the women’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2019. Rugby sevens continues to engage global audiences and break new ground. The men’s and women’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2018 saw record-breaking fan engagement figures with more than 120 million video views, a 60 per cent increase on 2017.
England Women Sevens were beaten 7-39 by Ireland in the bronze final at Rugby Europe Women’s Sevens Grand Prix Series in Marcoussis, France to finish fourth overall. Earlier in the day England beat Wales 26-14 in the quarter-final but lost to Russia 14-36 in the semi-final. In the pool stages on day one, England beat
James Bailey has named his 12-player squad for the opening round of the 2018 Rugby Europe Women’s Sevens Grand Prix Series in Marcoussis, France on 29-30 June. The tournament, which will be live streamed on RugbyEurope.tv, is the first of two competitions that make up the European series, culminating in Kazan, Russia in September. Natasha
With pre-season well underway ahead of the second Tyrrell’s Premier 15s season, Richmond women are delighted to confirm a new-look coaching setup, with Jonathan Griffin signing on as head coach, and being joined by five key members. After finishing strongly in their first Premier 15s season, Richmond will be hoping to compete at the upper
Wakefield Trinity Ladies remain unbeaten with 6 wins from 6 in the Women’s Championship, grinding out a steely 14-4 victory overs hosts Oulton Raidettes. The Round 6 clash was always going to be an close contest as the 1st and 2nd placed teams faced off at Raider Park. It was Wakefield who started the brighter
Women’s Rugby World Cup 2021 has attracted a record level of hosting interest after six unions formally confirmed an expression of interest to World Rugby by the 31 May deadline. Australia, England, France, New Zealand, Portugal and Wales all confirmed their intention to tender having reviewed World Rugby’s bid guide issued last month. The record
Wakefield Trinity Ladies bounced back to winning ways in emphatic style as they unleashed a backlash on Widnes Vikings at the Mobile Rocket Stadium as 16 year old fullback Amy Brinkley registered a hat trick of tries to remain unbeaten in the Women’s Championship. Still hurting after last weeks defeat to the hands of Leeds
The HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2018 Awards in Paris brought a fitting end to an enthralling season which saw South Africa and Australia crowned men’s and women’s series champions respectively. It has been one of the most competitive seasons on record as both the women’s and men’s series were decided by just two-point differences.
New Zealand finished the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series in style with a convincing 33-7 win over rivals Australia in the final of the HSBC Women’s Paris Sevens to take the gold medal. Both teams had reason to celebrate at the final whistle as the silver medal in Paris means Australia secure the overall
Wakefield Trinity Ladies unbeaten start to the 2018 season came to an end this weekend when they took on the arduous task of facing Women’s Super League high fliers Leeds Rhinos Women in the first round of the Challenge Cup. Wakefield welcomed out of retirement former England captain Natalie Gilmour MBE into the starting lineup.